Hispanic Heritage Essay - Term Papers - 515 Words
21st Annual Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest Award Ceremonies
Hosted by the Hispanic Heritage Organization, the Illinois contest showcases work by students in grades 4-12 under the theme of "The Importance of Education for Latino Children and Adults." Twelve winners will be selected.
When: Sept. 30
LEXINGTON, Neb. – For the eighth year in a row, a Lexington High School student has either won or placed in the top three for the Hispanic Heritage Essay contest.
Governor Rick Scott's Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest is open to all 4th through 12th grade students in the state of Florida. Three winners will be selected: one elementary (4-5) student, one middle (6-8) student, and one high school (9-12) student. Winners will be notified after September 22, 2015.Cablevision and Olympusat, Inc. will award a $2,500 cash scholarship as the grand prize in their Hispanic Heritage Month essay contest open to students in sixth through 12th grade. In 500 words or less students must “name a Latino, past or present, with whom you would choose to spend a day and explain why.”Eighth grade student Christine Sun from Montville, New Jersey has been selected as a second place winner in Optimum Community's annual Hispanic Heritage Month Essay contest. Neighborhood Journal's Jeff Henig stopped by her school recently, as Christine was awarded her prize for her essay on America's first, Latina astronaut.In celebration of Hispanic Heritage, SASF elementary, middle and high school students are invited to join in SASF’s Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest.(Middle Island, NY) Assemblyman Edward Hennessey was proud to be invited to honor Longwood Jr. High School eighth-grader Laraib Sarwar as the first-place middle school winner of the 6th annual Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest, sponsored by Cablevision and Olympusat.Optimum Community visited Westbury High School to recognize 12th grade student Danielle McDougall for her prize winning essay in the 7th annual Hispanic Heritage Month essay contest. Senator Jack Martins joined the event and congratulated Danielle, encouraging her and her fellow classmates to continue to learn beyond the walls of their school. Danielle read her essay on the famous physician and biochemist Servero Ochoa, which won her first prize in the high school level. She was then presented with her prize, an Apple iPad.An Hispanic heritage essay can be very difficult to write if you don’t first narrow down the topic about which you want to write. Topic selection is very important for any essay and can make or break the essay that you want to write.The Stratford Library Teen Department recently hosted its annual Hispanic Heritage Essay and Art Contest Celebration awarding winners from a total of 236 submissions from students in grades 6-8 in Stratford public and private schools. Winning students were from Franklin and Nichols Elementary, Wooster and Franklin Middle Schools and St. James School.